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Madness and murder
Pauline Prior

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Madness and murder
gender, crime and mental disorder in nineteenth-century Ireland
Pauline M. Prior ; foreword by Angela Bourke.

Published 2008 by Irish Academic Press in Dublin, Portland, OR .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. The context. Crime and punishment
Criminal lunacy
Managing crime and mental disorder
pt. 2. The stories. Men who killed women
Women who killed children
Women who killed men
Family murders
Leaving behind crime and madness
Appendices. The legal basis for admissions to the Central Criminal Asylum for Ireland, Dundrum, 1850-1900
Rules...for regulating the execution of capital sentences in Ireland
List of selected statutes on mental disorder and crime
Inspectors of Lunacy and senior medical staff at Dundrum 1850-1900.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-244) and index.


Library of Congress
HV6535.I74 P75 2008

The Physical Object

xiv, 258 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

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0716529378, 0716529386
9780716529378, 9780716529385
LC Control Number
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